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Additional Compensation

Effective Date: January 1, 1993

Revised: July 1, 2004

Officers of the University are expected to work the time required to accomplish the responsibilities of their primary position without additional compensation. However, there are situations where it may be appropriate and desirable to compensate individuals for work other than that performed in their primary position. Senior level employees (grade 15 and above) are expected to provide such services without additional compensation. Officers in grade 14 and below may receive additional compensation if the following condition is met:

Work, including that which is instructional or presentational in nature, must be other than that defined by the individual's primary responsibilities and must be such that, were the individual not willing to do it, a new temporary or part-time employee would need to be hired for the task. Services must be performed other than during the employee's normal business hours.

In addition to the above, the following will apply:

Additional Compensation for Instructional Services:

  1. The course of program must be needed (i.e., a student population for it must have been identified by the appropriate school or faculty) and the course must fit in with the curriculum of that unit.
  2. No regular member of the faculty of the University is available to teach the course or program (i.e., no regular member of the faculty is both able and willing to teach it).
  3. Officers who wish to teach and who are invited to do so must receive the permission of their immediate supervisors and the heads of their departments, who may refuse permission if the teaching interferes with their full-time duties. The Vice President of Information Services and University Librarian must authorize all teaching appointments offered to officers of the libraries. The Vice President for Human Resources must authorize the appointments of officers of administration.
  4. For courses offered on the Morningside campus, the Vice Provost for Academic Administration will give final approval to all instructional appointments for non-instructional officers, as he/she already does for other part-time appointments. For courses offered at the Medical Center, the Office of Faculty Affairs exercises that responsibility. Departments and schools should be sure to receive all necessary approvals before making a commitment to pay a full-time non-instructional officer.